Cladhymenia pacifica Setchell 1926

Acanthophora pacifica (Setchell) Kraft

Current name: Acanthophora pacifica (Setchell) Kraft
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm - 15 August 2011. J.M. Huisman

Publication Details
Cladhymenia pacifica Setchell 1926: 102, pl. 22.

Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1926). Tahitian algae collected by W.A. Setchell, C.B. Setchell and H.E. Parks. University of California Publications in Botany 12: 61-142, pls 7-22.

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cladhymenia is Cladhymenia oblongifolia Hooker f. & Harvey.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acanthophora pacifica (Setchell) Kraft.

Type Information
Type locality: Arue point, Tahiti; (South & Skelton 2003: 736) Holotype: Setchell; 27 June 1992 (sic =1922?); Reef; UC; 261336 (de Jong, Hitipeuw & Prud'Homme van Reine 1999: 135) Notes: Setchell 5220.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 20 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 03 April 2006

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 April 2006. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 13 April 2024

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